Alcala has been convicted of committing five murders and has confessed to an additional 30.
However, based on the number of pictures that he took of his victims, and the many different locations that accusations are pouring in from, he might have actually killed closer to 130 women.
in 1978, and even managed to be "Bachelor Number One," despite the fact that he had already killed several women by that time.
The casting people and producers also somehow managed to miss his criminal record, including his disturbing 1972 child molestation conviction.
He also raped his victims, and beat some of them with metal rods and other items.
(CNN) -- Dozens of tips have poured in after California authorities released more than 100 photos of women and children on Thursday that are believed to have been taken by a serial killer who appeared on the "Dating Game." Police determined Friday that two female minors in the pictures, taken in the 1970s, are alive and well.
He spent his early years in Mexico before eventually moving to Los Angeles with his mother and siblings.